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Nature's beauty cannot be expressed more perfectly than in its flora.
- Flowers and plants in any state, from natural to arranged, outdoor or indoor.
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Look for the symbiosis

Postby Didereaux » Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:42 pm

Keep an eye open for examples of symbiosis in nature....myriads. But you see few people taking those shots.
The bee is pollinating the flower while the flower is providing food for the bee and its larva.
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Postby St3v3M » Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:13 am

What are your thoughts for cropping in, not for the sake of filling the frame, but rather to emphasise the flower? Always curious! S-
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Re: Look for the symbiosis

Postby Didereaux » Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:24 am

St3v3M wrote:What are your thoughts for cropping in, not for the sake of filling the frame, but rather to emphasise the flower? Always curious! S-


Two factors played a part in the composition: First of course was the flower with the bee working it, but second to give the whole thing some dynamics was to include the upside down red leaf which has a pointing effect directing the eye back to the flower. Makes it a stand alone composition with the bee adding the little 'extra'. ...and red & green are always strong comliments.
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Re: Look for the symbiosis

Postby St3v3M » Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:42 pm

Didereaux wrote:
St3v3M wrote:What are your thoughts for cropping in, not for the sake of filling the frame, but rather to emphasise the flower? Always curious! S-


Two factors played a part in the composition: First of course was the flower with the bee working it, but second to give the whole thing some dynamics was to include the upside down red leaf which has a pointing effect directing the eye back to the flower. Makes it a stand alone composition with the bee adding the little 'extra'. ...and red & green are always strong comliments.

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